Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Mashantucket Pequots Elect Two Tribal Councilors, Appoint New Foxwoods Casino CEO

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The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe elected current councilor Marjorie Colebut-Jackson and former councilor Fatima Dames to the Tribal Council on Sunday.

The Tribe also named Scott Butera to the position of president and chief operating officer of the tribally-owned Foxwoods Casino. Butera, a former investment banker and chief operating officer for Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, will leave his job as the president and CEO of Tropicana Entertainment. Butera will replace Foxwoods' current interim president, William Sherlock.